Jermell and Jermall Charlo made history on Saturday night by becoming the first twin brothers to hold world titles at the same time in the same weight class.
The only 154-pound world title not up for grabs in Las Vegas this weekend belongs to Liam Smith, who was happy to assess the forthcoming action.
The three title fights consist of Erislandy Lara vs. Vanes Martirosyan; Jermall Charlo vs. Austin Trout; and Jermell Charlo facing John Jackson on Showtime.
Showtime is close to finalizing a deal for Jermall Charlo to face Austin Trout and Erislandy Lara taking on Vanes Martirosyan May 21 in Houston.
Showtime is in talks to air a broadcast with Jermall Charlo’s live title defense against Austin Trout with a replay of Deontay Wilder vs. Alexander Povetkin in Russia.
Ronnie Shields has his hands full as he trains both Jermall Charlo and Erislandy Lara, who may face Vanes Martirosyan again in Jr. middle title fights.
Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez have been incredibly successful in their respective careers. Editor-in-chief Michael Rosenthal reviews their notable victories.
Junior middleweight contender Julian Williams made short work of Luciano Cuello on Tuesday in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, stopping the gatekeeper in the first round.
Former 154-pound beltholder Austin Trout stopped Joey Hernandez in Round 6 of their main event on Tuesday at the Hollywood Palladium in Hollywood, California.
Weigh-in numbers and photos for Tuesday’s PBC on Fox Sports show headlined by junior middleweights Austin Trout and Joey Hernandez.
Austin Trout enters his Fox Sports 1-televised fight with Joey Hernandez on Tuesday in Los Angeles burden-free and focused on his future.
Austin Trout scored a seventh-round TKO of Luis Grajeda in the main event of a marathon card on Thursday in Temecula, California. Former light heavyweight champ Antonio Tarver stopped Johnathon Banks in a special heavyweight bout on the ESPN2-televised show.
Austin Trout will be rooting for RING middleweight champion Miguel Cotto against RING No. 1-rated junior middleweight if their May 2 clash comes off. Trout, who beat Cotto but lost to Alvarez, faces Luis Grajeda on ESPN2 on Thursday.